This year, there seemed to be a never ending amount of horror stories when it came to parents and their kids. Some were scary, others silly and others just plain bizarre. But whatever the case was, one thing is for sure: 2012 saw more than its fair share of downright BAD parenting.

Below, check out 10 cases that we haven't been able to get out of our heads since we heard of them.


Topics: abuse  child rearing  crime  parents and children